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FXUS65 KSLC 300339
AFDSLC

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
939 PM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A series of weak weather disturbances will graze the
area Sunday night through the early portion of the upcoming week.
Strong high pressure will finally reach the area around the
middle of the week.

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.DISCUSSION...An upper level low continues to move away from the
area, now located over the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles.
Northerly flow over the region will become more northwesterly
Sunday as the upper level low pulls further away from the area.
Several weak disturbances embedded in the northwesterly flow over
the West will move across the area over the next few days. The
first one, will cross the state Sunday. This will push a weak,
dry and shallow cold front through the region Sunday afternoon and
evening.

Clouds from the previously mentioned shortwave are moving into
Utah a bit faster than expected. Updated sky grids to bring clouds
into northern Utah by 03Z. Otherwise, current forecast is on track
and no additional updates are anticipated.

Hard freeze warnings remain in effect for portions of Utah
including the western Uinta Basin, the Sanpete and Sevier Valleys
and portions of southwest Utah. These areas remain at risk for
temperatures of 28F or lower tonight.

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.AVIATION...The SLC terminal will see VFR conditions overnight.
Light southeast winds will prevail through 18-19z before switching
to the northwest.

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.SLC WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
UT...Hard Freeze Warning until 9 AM MDT Sunday for UTZ011-014-016.

WY...None.
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Kruse/Dewey

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